Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943


Translation and Transmission in the Early Americas: The Fourth Early Americanist ‘Summit’

        

Washington DC and the University of Maryland, 2–5 June, 2016

Continuing in the tradition of the First (Tucson, AZ, 2002), Second (Providence, RI, 2004), and Third (St. Augustine, FL, 2010) Early Ibero/Anglo Americanist Summits, this thematic conference on “Translation and Transmission in the Early Americas” will bring together scholars working in various languages and disciplines to exchange questions, ideas, research and teaching methods, and to promote comparative perspectives and cross-disciplinary dialogue in the study of the early Americas. The event will be co-sponsored by the Society of Early Americanists (SEA), the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture (OIEAHC), the Kislak Family Foundation, the Buckner W. Clay Endowment at the University of Virginia Institute of the Humanities & Global Cultures, the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, DC, the Mexican Cultural Institute, and the University of Maryland. Keynote lectures will generously be hosted by the Mexican Cultural Institute, the National Museum of the American Indian, and the University of Maryland.

Contacts:
Ralph Bauer (bauerr@umd.edu) • Allison Bigelow (amb8fk@virginia.edu).

Program Committee
Ralph Bauer (University of Maryland) • Allison Bigelow (University of Virginia) • Alejandra Dubcovsky (Yale University) • Patrick Erben (University of West Georgia) • Carlos Jáuregui (University of Notre Dame) • Luis Fernando Restrepo (University of Arkansas)

Local arrangements:
Ralph Bauer (University of Maryland)